ST. MARY'S CALENDAR

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Divine Mercy Sunday

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday at 2:30 PM on April 27th. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be prayed followed by confessions.
Remember that the Divine Mercy’s Promise to St. Faustina is: “I want to grant a complete pardon to the soul that will go to Confession and received Holy Communion on the Feast of My Mercy (1109).


PARISH COUNCIL OPENINGS

Applications are being accepted for vacant positions on the council. You must be a parishioner, Confirmed and over 18. Applica-tions available at the church or rectory during regular business hours. Deadline is April 30th.


    Next Youth Group event is scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd at Dudek Bolwing Alley from 7PM-9PM. Cost is $9. Parent must provide transportation. Register with Bill Dowling at billylmt@hotmail.com


    LOOKING FOR THINGS TO DO
    THIS SUNDAY?

    Bristol Rotary Club
    Traditional
    8 AM May Breakfast 12 PM

    OUR PARISH CENTER
    Adults $10 //Children under 12 - $5
    Tickets from any Rotary Member or at
    the door. Help support your local Rotary
    Club do the charitable work they do both
    locally and internationally.


    Bristol County Chorus
    2nd Annual “Choral Festival”
    3 PM

    Joining with choirs of St. Michael’s, Our
    Lady of Mt. Carmel & First
    Congregational Churches here in our
    church. FREE tickets are available at
    the door. A free will donation will benefit
    Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen and
    East Bay Food Pantry.


May Crowning

It was a very long winter! Spring is typified with our May Crowning honoring the Blessed Mother. We will honor her on Sunday, May 18th at the 11:30 AM Mass. We have decided to grow our parish participation by incorporating our May Crowning with the Mass. Mark the date and let’s fill the church with our children, families and our friends! Our Blessed Mother deserves our thanks for all she has bestowed on us.



To our flower committee which did a spectacular job
decorating the church for Easter.


And also to DaPonte’s Landscaping which did a great job
at spring Cleaning our grounds for Easter.


  

The Our Lady of Sorrows Bereavement Support Group will be offered by the Office of Life and Family at St. Anthony’s Church Parish Center, Pope Street in North Providence. They will be meeting every Thursday from May 8th through June 26th, from 7 00 PM to 8:30 PM. This group is free and provides a peaceful place to share their experience and feelings about grief, with the spiritual comfort of our Catholic faith. Most appropriate for adults at least three months beyond their loss. For registration and information please call Pat Owen, 264-3854.


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The bulletin in prepared each week by David.
All desired submissions must be in his office by Tuesday at 3 PM.


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Our St. Vincent de Paul Society is looking for help in replenishing the food pantry. We are in need of cereal, soup, canned chili, ravioli, canned meats, pasta and sauce, canned fruits and vegetables, meals in cans and any other non perishables. Demand has been great, our shelve are pretty low on goods, so any help that is provided is appreciated.


Religious Education Schedule

The First Communion Class will continue classes and preparation as usual, until May 3, 2014 when they receive their First Holy Communion


  SANCTUARY LAMP MEMORIALS Memorial Candle


There are still open dates for this year and bookings are being taken for 2014.  This is a nice way to have your deceased loved ones remembered.  The lamp burns for one week and the cost is $15.00. 


ProLife


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Adoration is every Wednesday in the Church from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Ministry Message

Do you know someone who could use a little lift? Perhaps someone who is sick or sad? Why not fill out the form in the back of the church to have a card mailed to them? Who doesn’t love to get mail that is not a bill or junk? No cost just a little effort and time – it’s worth it!


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ARE YOU REGISTERD? Are you thinking about becoming a parishioner or simply not registered? It’s as easy as going online to our web site www.stmarybristolri.org and click on the register button! You will receive a welcome letter within a week. If for some reason you don’t, please give the office a call during regular business hours.


Host and Chalice

If you know of any of our parishioners who would like to have Holy Communion brought to them please contact Fr. Barry or Deacon Paul.

Adoration of the Eucharist Every Wednesday in the Church.

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM


PRAY FOR PEACE